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Happy Adoption Day! by John McCutcheon

Happy Adoption Day! (edition 2001)

by John McCutcheon, Julie Paschkis (Illustrator)

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Title:Happy Adoption Day!
Authors:John McCutcheon
Other authors:Julie Paschkis (Illustrator)
Info:Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (2001), Paperback, 32 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:adoption, picture book

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Happy Adoption Day! by John McCutcheon



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This book is written to be sung and is about a family's adoption day. It states that families are all different and some look the same while others do not. It also says that some parents come in pairs or singles and some have different skin colors. This is a nice book to explain to a child about adoption or just about family differences in general. ( )
  NoelAbadie | Apr 26, 2016 |
Happy Adoption Day is a children's stoory about a family who cannot have their own child, so they plan to adopt a child. They paint the baby's room and prepare for the baby's arrival. They fly all the way to Asia to adopt the baby and bring him home and celebrate their new family. At the end of the book the fmily has a party so everyone can see the baby. This would be a good book to read to children about diversity and different kind of families. ( )
  BriannaMaeee | Mar 12, 2015 |
This book is about a foster child become a forever child on their adoption day.
  CindiH | Feb 23, 2015 |
This book is actually a folk song that was adapted for a picture book. It's the story of the day this child came home to their adoptive parents. It's a wonderful book because it tells children who have been adopted that, although they're not like their parents biologically, they are loved just as if they were. One line that I especially liked was, "but we had a voice and we had a choice/we were working and waiting for you." It also lets children who match their parents biologically that even though adoption is different from how their family was made, it's not at all wrong. ( )
  hphipp2 | Dec 5, 2014 |
A beautifully written book about adoption. It is really telling a child that even though they may not look exactly like their parents, or the rest of the family, they are just as loved.
  Lilith13 | Nov 29, 2014 |
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Parents celebrate the day on which they adopted their child and continue to reassure the new addition to their family that it is wanted, loved, and very special.

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